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Sexual Assault

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  • We must close the military sex-offender loophole

    Most Americans would find it chilling if a convicted sex offender were dropped into their neighborhood without warning, free to pick new victims at will. But apparently according to a recent report that's exactly what the United States military has...
  • Man accused of sexually assaulting woman, 93, appears before judge

    Man accused of sexually assaulting woman, 93, appears before judge
    A first-appearance court hearing was Thursday for the man charged in the assault of a legally blind 93-year-old woman in her Deerfield Beach apartment. Bond for Clyde Alvims Leandre, 22, was set for more than $1 million for some charges but revoked...
  • In prison for girl's sex assault, man convicted of seeking hit on prosecutor

    In prison for girl's sex assault, man convicted of seeking hit on prosecutor
    A man already serving 25 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl was convicted Thursday of trying to hire someone to kill one of the prosecutors in charge of his case, according to prosecutors and court records. Edward Carreon, 31,...
  • Cops shoot sexual battery suspect in Five Guys parking lot

    Cops shoot sexual battery suspect in Five Guys parking lot
    A man wanted for sexually battering his girlfriend was shot and killed in a busy Lakeland parking lot Thursday as he fled from officers and attempted to pull a gun from his waistband, police said. David Cuevas, 42, was issued a warrant for sexual...
  • Aurora man gets sex offender probation

    Aurora man gets sex offender probation
    A 21-year-old Aurora man recently pleaded guilty to unlawful restraint after originally facing charges he sexually assaulted a teenager last year. Donte Echols was placed on 24 months of sex offender probation and ordered to undergo a sex offender...
  • Devastating 'Hunting Ground' documents shocking prevalence of campus rape

    Documentary director Kirby Dick and producer Amy Ziering can often be found in the eye of a hurricane. Three years ago, they teamed up on "The Invisible War," and now they are back with the equally devastating "The Hunting Ground." The former film, an...
  • Former UN climate panel chief barred from leaving India

    A court on Thursday barred the former chairman of the U.N. climate panel from leaving India, where he faces charges of sexually harassing a woman at his New Delhi energy institute. The court also said R.K. Pachauri could not be arrested until after March...
  • Man who admitted child sex assaults returned to New Jersey

    A man who fled to Jamaica after pleading guilty to child sex assault charges seven years ago has been extradited back to New Jersey. The Record (http://bit.ly/1BUfsmg) reports that Homer Bishop is being held in the Bergen County jail without bail....
  • Man pleads guilty in Crystal Lake child porn case

    Man pleads guilty in Crystal Lake child porn case
    A former Crystal Lake man pleaded guilty Wednesday in McHenry County to sexually assaulting two female family members when they were younger than 13. Jeffrey Vesely, 53, of Darien, Wis., was arrested in October on child pornography charges, according to...
  • 2 members of Congress write Goodell about domestic violence

    Two members of Congress have asked NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to clarify whether teams can lose draft picks if they do not properly address domestic violence. In a letter sent Tuesday to Goodell, Sen. Brian Schatz, a Democrat from Hawaii, and Rep....
  • New York launches campaign to combat campus sexual assaults

    New York has begun a statewide campaign to raise awareness about campus sexual assault and support Gov. Andrew Cuomo's call to expand a new sexual consent policy to private colleges. Cuomo announced the "Enough is Enough" campaign Wednesday. The...